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Emotional Wellbeing Links

At Nazeing School we are keen to support our pupil’s emotional wellbeing, for example through encouraging a Growth Mindset, but also wanted to provide parents and carers with a range of organisations that may be able to offer additional advice and support for families and children who are facing particular challenges.  With this in mind, please find below a list of websites that families can access directly.  

 

Anna Freud – Mentally Healthy Schools

A great range of resources and ideas on how to understand and support your child…

https://www.annafreud.org/parents-and-carers/

Barnados

A tool to search for local support that Barnados offer…

https://www.barnardos.org.uk/what-we-do/helping-families/mental-health

British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

A directory of qualified, private counsellors…

https://www.bacp.co.uk/

CALM

A helpline and advice from the Campaign Against Living Miserably…

https://www.thecalmzone.net/

Calm App

Mindfulness and meditation app…

www.calm.com

Children’s Society

Safe in Essex - support for children age 8+ demonstrating risky behaviour… 

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/information/young-people/east/safe-in-essex

Family Intervention Team – support for families struggling to cope with a child’s challenging behaviour…

https://www.childrenssociety.org.uk/ 

Southend, Essex and Thurrock Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (SET CAMHS) 

Lots of online advice plus a route to contact the service directly via the website or on 0800 953 0222…

https://www.nelft.nhs.uk/services-ewmhs

Family Lives

Offering a parent helpline and online chat… 

https://www.familylives.org.uk/

Headspace App

Mindfulness and guided meditation app… 

www.headspace.com

Kids Inspire

A therapy service for children aged 8+ …

https://kidsinspire.org.uk/

Kooth

A mental wellbeing website for pupils which includes message boards, online counselling and advice…

https://www.kooth.com/

MIND West Essex

Offering a range of courses to better understand mental wellbeing… https://mindinwestessex.mindlms.org.uk/

​​​​​​MindFresh

A tool to search for local support services…

https://mindfresh.nelft.nhs.uk/

NHS Every Mind Matters

Advice for adults on managing their own emotional wellbeing…

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/

Advice for parents/carers on how to support a child…

https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/childrens-mental-health/

Place 2 Be

Advice for parents/carers on how to support a child…

https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/supporting-your-child-s-mental-health/

Advice for parents/carers on how to support their child to transition to KS3…

https://www.place2be.org.uk/our-services/parents-and-carers/getting-ready-to-start-secondary-or-high-school/

Young Minds

Resources for parents/carers and families…

https://youngminds.org.uk/find-help/for-parents/

Your Mind Plan

Advice for adults on managing their own emotional wellbeing…

Your Mind Plan

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/articles/YfRzhXDKSZQxFVn30TlXBj/your-mental-health-toolkit

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